Intellectual George Washington

George Washington University’s Denver Brunsman talked about George Washington as an intellectual. George Washington’s lack… read more

George Washington University’s Denver Brunsman talked about George Washington as an intellectual. George Washington’s lack of a university education bothered him his entire life. His peers John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, while respecting Washington’s character, were at times critical of his lack of a formal education. Professor Brunsman pointed out that Washington was a enthusiastic reader on a variety of topics, teaching himself through his own research and effort. Washington also pushed his step-children and grandchildren to pursue higher learning. This class took place at the National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. close

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Intellectual George Washington

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Program ID:
315109-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2013

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  • Nov 02, 2013 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2013 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2013 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 5:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 8:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 11:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2013 | 3:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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